Fright

Prescott Marshall is about to tie the knot, but a drunken misadventure shortly before his big day sees him wind up in bed with another woman.  It isn’t long before the young woman shows up and begins to blackmail Marshall for money in exchange for keeping her mouth shut.  The situation comes to a head…

Forever and a Death

Business tycoon Richard Curtis, alongside engineer George Manville, develops a new and efficient process of demolition.  Using a deserted island as a test subject, complications arise when a diver from a rival environmentalist organization attempting to stop the process is believed to be killed during the explosions.  Her body eventually lands on Curtis’ boat, barely…

Blood Sugar

Abandoned by his parents and desperate for revenge against those in his town who have made his life a living hell, twenty-something recluse Robbie has come up with a shameful scheme.  On Halloween night, with the assistance of his friends Jody, Dag and Midge, Robbie will give out candy filled with pins and poison.  Will…

Kiss Her Goodbye

Career criminal Joe has his life turned upside down following his daughter Gemma’s unexpected suicide. Holding his cousin Adam responsible for his daughter’s untimely death, Joe travels to Adam with annihilation on his mind. However, upon arrival, Joe is told of his wife’s gruesome murder and due to their rocky relationship as well as some…

Sinner Man

Sinner Man tells the story of small town insurance-peddler Don Barshter, and how after a few too many drinks, inadvertently murders his wife following an errant strike.  Rather than call the police and turn himself in, Don decides to cram his wife’s body into a closet and flee town.  It’s during his aimless travels that…

Easy Death

The good folks at Hard Case have served up a heaping helping of holiday hell in the form of Daniel Boyd’s heist novel, Easy Death.  The story follows two hired goons charged with the unenviable task of robbing an armoured truck just days before Christmas.  Will they succeed in their mission or will a brutal…

Borderline

I wonder if Juarez and El Paso were inspirations for George Lucas when he created the town of Mos Eisley as the two border towns are both wretched hives of scum and villainy. Seeing the public eye for the first time in over fifty years, and released through renowned publisher Hard Case Crime, Borderline (originally…